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Expression of Interest - GMFRS Wholetime Firefighter

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We are pleased to announce that Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service are inviting aspiring Firefighters to express their interest in working for us. Those who have expressed their interest will then have the opportunity to apply for a Taster Day.

Candidates attending a Taster Day will be given the chance to experience what it is like to be a Firefighter, meet some Firefighters and undertake some role-related tests, which will allow participants to gain awareness of the physical fitness requirements and the functional skills required to progress in the process.

To register your interest in working with us, please sign up on our expression of interest form and your details will be entered onto our Firefighter database. From this database, we will email you with further information about how to book a Taster Day and gain your eligibility for the application itself.

For more information about the role, Taster Days or gaining your eligibility, review the information available in on our website, using the information links provided. We recommend that you do this before to registering your interest.


The GMCA is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications and expressions of interests from all candidates regardless of age, disability, Tran’s status and Non-binary identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

To express your interest click the 'apply' link below.  


Data Protection:

GMCA Privacy Notice

Once you have completed the Expression of Interest form, we will use your information to create a database for the purpose of communicating with you about upcoming Firefighter opportunities and Taster Days.

We will store your information securely on our ATS system which is owned and managed by a private company called “Engage” and in line with the General Data Protection Regulations, including appropriate retention periods. Engage’s Privacy and cookies policy can be viewed here.

Your personal identifiable information will not be shared with any other third parties or external organisations, and will be collated for the sole purpose of the GMCA – unless there is a legal basis for us to do so.

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